Xbox 360 Spring Dashboard Update Available

dash.jpgSince Microsoft announced that this update would be about a week away, most of us have been impatiently checking every hour to see if any download had been released over Xbox Live. Well the waiting is over and we can enjoy some great new features.

There is a full list of features over on Xbox.com, but the main features include:

  • Background Downloading
  • Marketplace Re-arranged
  • Boot to Dashboard or Disk
  • DVD Bookmark Support
  • Fast-forward and rewind now offered at 2x -16x for any videos saved to hard drive
  • Music player now displays which file is currently playing in the playlist
  • Themes can now be set from the “System” blade on the Dashboard
  • Improved DVD visual quality

Link: Xbox 360 releases over 125 new features to enhance next-generation gameplay and entertainment

James Woodcock

Freelance Journalist, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming and technology.

Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications.

  • “Since Microsoft announced that this update would be about a week away, most of us have been impatiently checking every hour to see if any download had been released over Xbox Live. Well the waiting is over and we can enjoy some great new features.”

    Isn’t that the truth!!! Can’t wait to get home and install this thing!

  • It is worth the wait :) Although I still hope that one day we will get DVD Upscaling.

  • kierran

    heyho =]

    now iv seriously searched everwhere on the internet and i cant find anywhere that says that the new updadte that includes windows messenger will be avaliable in the uk

    could anyone tell me if it will be release in the UK

    cheers :d

  • It will be available for everyone I would imagine.

    Full details here:
    http://www.jameswoodcock.co.uk/?p=986